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Settlement Reached in Lake Michigan Boating Lawsuit

Settlement Reached in Lake Michigan Boating Lawsuit

June 20, 2018

Attorneys Timothy Martin and Robert J. Cooney Jr. of Cooney & Conway have settled a multi-million-dollar lawsuit on behalf of their client who died in a Lake Michigan boating incident in May, 2014.

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12 Questions to Ask When Considering a Nursing Home

12 Questions to Ask When Considering a Nursing Home

June 13, 2018

The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living community can be one of the most difficult and stressful that a family can make. The most important factors when considering a facility are the security, safety, and well-being of the residents.

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5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

June 7, 2018

According to the United States Department of Justice, only about 1 in every 23 cases of elder abuse is reported to authorities.

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USDA HQ Workers Voice Concerns About Office Hazards

USDA HQ Workers Voice Concerns About Office Hazards

May 22, 2018

Employees at the USDA Washington headquarters have expressed concerns about being exposed to cancer-causing materials during an office asbestos and lead abatement.

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Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Recovered in Maritime Asbestos Case

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Recovered in Maritime Asbestos Case

May 21, 2018

Cooney & Conway has resolved a multi-million-dollar maritime asbestos case on behalf of a Michigan man who contracted mesothelioma more than 50 years after working on ore boats for two summers in his youth.

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Mass. VA Hospital Knowingly Exposed Vets, Employees to Asbestos, Special Counsel Says

Mass. VA Hospital Knowingly Exposed Vets, Employees to Asbestos, Special Counsel Says

May 2, 2018

The U.S. Special Counsel sent letters to Congress and the President on Tuesday notifying them of an asbestos exposure issue at a VA hospital in Massachusetts.

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Retired Dock Worker Blames Self for Late Wife’s Asbestos Exposure, Now Fears for Children

Retired Dock Worker Blames Self for Late Wife’s Asbestos Exposure, Now Fears for Children

April 23, 2018

Leonard Faram feels as though he “murdered” his wife, Annette, who died from mesothelioma in 2015 after inhaling asbestos dust he brought home while working for 10 years unloading asbestos fibers at the dock of an asbestos factory in England, in the 1960s.

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Asbestos Exposure a Danger for 1 in 4 UK Construction Workers

Asbestos Exposure a Danger for 1 in 4 UK Construction Workers

April 9, 2018

Nearly a quarter of the construction workers in the United Kingdom believe they could have been exposed to asbestos while on the job.

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Michael Lubeck

First District Appellate Court Reinstates Claims of Children Who Suffered Birth Defects Caused by Their Father’s Exposure to Toxic Chemicals in the Workplace

April 4, 2018

Attorney Michael Lubeck of Cooney & Conway argued before the Illinois Appellate Court on behalf of children who suffer birth defects as a result of their father’s occupational exposure to toxic chemicals in semiconductor manufacturing.

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Bike Safety

Bike Safety and Personal Injury in Chicago

April 4, 2018

After a grueling winter, most Chicagoans have been extremely anxious to enjoy the warm days and nights of summer.  Days spent at the beach, walking and biking along the lakefront, make it easy to forget about the dreadful months of winter, where even after your best efforts at layering, you simpl

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